Martin Van Buren

1782 - 1862

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Martin Van Buren ( van BYUR-ən; born Maarten van Buren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmaːrtə(ɱ) vɑm ˈbyːrə(n)]); December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. A founder of the Democratic Party, he had previously served as the ninth governor of New York, the tenth United States secretary of state, and the eighth vice president of the United States. He won the 1836 presidential election with the endorsement of popular outgoing President Andrew Jackson and the organizational strength of the Democratic Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Van Buren has received more than 6,236,204 page views. His biography is available in 124 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 119 in 2019). Martin Van Buren is the 43rd most popular politician (up from 45th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from United States (down from 12th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Politician.

The most famous thing Martin Van Buren is famous for is being the eighth president of the United States.

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Among politicians, Martin Van Buren ranks 43 out of 15,710Before him are Pericles, Huang Xianfan, Qin Shi Huang, David, Richard III of England, and Maria Theresa. After him are Peter the Great, John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Leon Trotsky, Josip Broz Tito, and Caligula.

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Among people born in 1782, Martin Van Buren ranks 1After him are Niccolò Paganini, Friedrich Fröbel, Daoguang Emperor, Daniel Auber, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Caroline Bonaparte, Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, William Miller, Ivan Paskevich, John Field, and Archduke John of Austria. Among people deceased in 1862, Martin Van Buren ranks 1After him are Henry David Thoreau, John Tyler, Samuel Colt, Jean-Baptiste Biot, James Clark Ross, Bahadur Shah Zafar, Mikhail Ostrogradsky, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Fromental Halévy, Božena Němcová, and Karl Nesselrode.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Van Buren ranks 14 out of 15,968Before him are Abraham Lincoln (1809), Marilyn Monroe (1926), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Steve Jobs (1955), Malcolm X (1925), and Elvis Presley (1935). After him are John F. Kennedy (1917), Hillary Clinton (1947), Neil Armstrong (1930), Steven Spielberg (1946), Ernest Hemingway (1899), and Benjamin Franklin (1706).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Martin Van Buren ranks 6Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), Jimmy Carter (1924), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), and Abraham Lincoln (1809). After him are John F. Kennedy (1917), Hillary Clinton (1947), Benjamin Franklin (1706), Ronald Reagan (1911), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), and James K. Polk (1795).